Annual Meeting

May 11, 2015

Hilton Baltimore

Expected attendance: 1,000

GBC’s premier business event of the year. The event celebrates the accomplishments and charts the GBC’s work for the coming year. 2015 is the 60th anniversary of the GBC!


Diamond (60th) Anniversary Sponsor – $17,500

Sponsorship at this level entitles sponsoring company to the following:

  • Two tables of 10 in a prominent location.
  • Company CEO will have VIP seat at head table with GBC President & CEO and GBC Chair.
  • Two exhibit tables to display company materials or promotional items.
  • Company name or logo prominently placed on all event promotional materials, media releases, e-mail promotion, GBC Web site and event invitation (if sponsorship is received by printing deadline).
  • Company name or logo placed on packaging of Annual Meeting giveaway (to be given to each attendee at the event).
  • Company name or company logo on all Annual Meeting print ads in The Daily Record and Baltimore Business Journal.
  • Company recognition at the event through public announcement of sponsorship and signage promoting sponsorship.
  • Audiovisual screen company recognition.
  • Company banner to will be displayed in ballroom at event.
  • Opportunity to announce speaker or award winner during the Annual Meeting.
  • Full-page company advertisement in the event program.
  • Company name or logo on event Web page leading up to event.
  • Company name or logo on past events sponsors Web page for one year.
  • Company name or logo listed as a past sponsor in GBC annual report/membership directory.
  • Company advertisement in the GBC’s e-newsletter, “State House Update” for three months.
  • Company advertisement in the GBC’s e-newsletter, “Leader” for six months.
  • Company recognition in article featuring event in the GBC’s e-newsletter, “Leader.”
  • Two featured sponsored stories highlighting your company in the GBC’s e-newsletter, “Leader.”
  • Opportunity to place one giveaway at each seat at the Annual Meeting (provided by sponsor and subject to approval of GBC Director of Events).
  • 25 percent OFF any GBC Online Advertising Package.

Platinum Sponsorship – $13,000

  • Two tables of 10 in a prominent location.
  • Company name or logo prominently placed on all event promotional materials, media releases, e-mail promotion, GBC Web site and event invitation (if sponsorship is received by printing deadline).
  • Company name or company logo on all Annual Meeting print ads in The Daily Record.
  • Company recognition at the event through public announcement of sponsorship and signage promoting sponsorship.
  • Audiovisual screen company recognition.
  • Company recognition in article featuring event in the GBC’s e-newsletter, “Leader.”
  • Full-page company advertisement in the event program.
  • Two exhibit tables to display company materials or promotional items.
  • Company advertisement on the GBC Web site for six months.
  • Company name or logo on event Web page leading up to event.
  • Company name or logo on past events sponsors Web page for one year.
  • Company name or logo listed as a sponsor in GBC annual report/membership directory.
  • Opportunity to place giveaways (provided by sponsor and subject to approval of GBC Director of Events) at each place setting.

Gold Sponsorship – $9,000

  • One table of 10 in a prominent location.
  • Company name or logo prominently placed on all event promotional materials, media releases, e-mail promotions, event invitation (if sponsorship is received by printing deadline).
  • Company recognition at the event through public announcement of sponsorship and signage promoting sponsorship.
  • Audiovisual screen company recognition.
  • Prominent company recognition in article in the GBC’s e-newsletter “Leader.”
  • Half-page company advertisement in the event program.
  • One exhibit table to display company materials or promotional items.
  • Company advertisement on the GBC Web site for three months.
  • Company name or logo on event Web page leading up to event.
  • Company name or logo on past event sponsors Web page for one year.
  • Company name or logo listed as a sponsor in GBC annual report/membership directory.

Silver Sponsorship – $6,000

  • One table of 10 to the event.
  • Company name or logo prominently displayed on all event promotional materials, media releases and event program.
  • Company recognition at the event through signage promoting sponsorship.
  • Quarter-page company advertisement in the event program.
  • Company advertisement in the GBC’s e-newsletter “Leader” for three months.
  • Company name or logo on event Web page leading up to event.
  • Company name or logo on past event sponsors Web page for one year.
  • Company name or logo listed as a sponsor in GBC annual report/membership directory.

Bronze Sponsorship – $4,000

  • Five tickets to the event.
  • Company name or logo displayed in event program.
  • Company recognition at the event through signage promoting sponsorship.
  • Company advertisement in the GBC’s award winning “State House Update” e-newsletter for three months.
  • Company name or logo on event Web page leading up to event.
  • Company name or logo on past event sponsors Web page for one year.
  • Company name or logo listed as a sponsor in GBC annual report/membership directory.

To sponsor the GBC Annual Meeting, contact Samantha Zerhusen.